MHRNS Public Lecture II: Narrative Psychiatry and the Little Red Alfa'

On 11 March 2013, Dr Philip Thomas delivered the second MHRNS Public Lecture, entitled 'Narrative Psychiatry and the Little Red Alfa', at the University of Edinburgh.  Read more information on Dr Thomas's lecture.

To see Dr Thomas's lecture slides, please click here: Narrative Psychiatry (Philip Thomas)


MHRNS Symposium I: 'Why Historicize?' and 'Theory into Practice'

We would like to thank all those who contributed to making the first MHRNS symposium a success.  The symposium, held at the University of Glasgow on 28th April 2012, addressed two of the Network's themes: 'Why historicize?' and 'Theory into Practice'.  Below are selected powerpoint presentations from some of the contributors to the symposium: 

John S Callender

University of Aberdeen

Psychopathic Personality: Analysis of the Concept

John Callender ppt 


 Jane Macnaughton

Centre for Medical Humanities

Durham University

'Risking Enchantment': how are we to view the smoking person?

Jane Macnaughton ppt 


Matthew Smith

Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare

University of Strathclyde

'Mixing with Medics: Interacting with Mental Health Professionals on their Turf'

Matthew Smith ppt


Tim Thornton

Professor of Philosophy and Mental Health School of Health

University of Central Lancashire

Clinical judgement and the medical humanities

Tim Thornton ppt